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Jul 10, 2011 11:30am EDT
festival of books, gayle lemmon, author of a "the dressmaker of khair khan" discusses her book and takessiob booktv viewer phone calls for about half an hour. >> it's my final guest this we afternoon and we're going to move from american history to f foreign policy and talk aboutut her new next best selling book andbe this is the first book for was you.w what's it like to be on the bestseller lists with your first book? >> guest: it's nice to hear people react and people are connecting to it and i'm so incredibly grateful. >> it's a story about afghanistan but it's about one woman and one family in afghanistan so it really personalizes some of the challenges of that country. it's called the dressmakers of speed and tells the story of >> guest: it tells the story of a young woman who is supposed to be a teacher and ended up becoming an entrepreneur because there were so tough on so many people and she was left as the head of a family with five brothers and sisters counting on her and she became an entrepreneur and a dressmakers because there was nothing else women were to able to do
Jul 10, 2011 12:00pm EDT
there. >> host: thanks for being with us. again, the dressmaker khair kahn is gayle a lemmon's first book and you can find it easily weather on line as an ebook or in your local booksellllllllllll >> this was part of the 2011 los angeles times festival of books. to find out more visit of books. ♪ >> coming up next, booktv presents "after words," an hourlong program where we invite guest hosts to interview authors. this week eli pariser exposes internet secrets in his new book, "the filter bubble: what the internet is hiding from you." in it the president of argues that social media and online companies are all manipulating content to fit users, personalizing information in a potentially detrimental way. mr. parisser discusses his concerns and solutions for a loss of privacy with author and professor clay shirk key. >> host: eli, great to be here with you. >> guest: thank you. >> host: i'm going to start by asking, i think, the most basic question about the thesis. your book is titled: "filter bubble: what the internet is hiding from you." who
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